One of the men in the cueca club, Pato, had worked with us on the house that day. He made me get up (in front of about 90 people) and dance with him. I think my face was bright red for the rest of the trip!
Levantemos Chile!!! June 2nd 2010 A few weekends ago, I went to help build houses in the south that were destroyed in the tsunami after the earthquake. Building in Talcahuano was one of the most amazing experiences I have been a part of since I moved here.
I got into a bus with 80 other students, about 65 Chileans and 15 extranjeros. It was organized by three students for the engineering faculty of my university; they did the f ... read more
South America » Chile » Biobío » Talcahuano Prior to the coming of the Spanish in the 16th century, northern Chile was under Inca rule while Araucanian Indians inhabited central and southern Chile; the latter were not completely subjugated until the early 1880s. Although Chile declared its ind... ... read more